This tribute to the work of Bertram Wainer, who died on 16 January, 1987, was presented to the 28 January 1987 meeting of Radical Women. It is only fitting that this Radical Women meeting pay tribute to Doctor Bertram Wainer, a courageous man, who died this month at the age of 58. Wainer’s name is… Read more »
Our bodies, our lives, our right to decide!
Remember Rosie Jiménez, the first person known to die after low-income women were cut off from federal funding for abortions, by demanding “Our bodies! Our choice!”
She died because Congress withdrew abortion funding.
En las instalaciones médicas católicas se está librando un asalto silencioso a la salud de las mujeres. Puede ser tan obvio como el personal que dice que “no hacemos abortos electivos” o tan insidioso como no proporcionar evaluaciones médicas completas y precisas, ni opciones de tratamiento a los futuros padres La defensora de los derechos… Read more »
It won’t go well for women when Catholic bishops are in charge of healthcare.
Radical Women speaks out!
Women are facing the fight of our lives.
Australia and the United States are the only two wealthy countries which do not provide a national paid maternity leave scheme. Compare this to Haiti and Jamaica, where women not only have this right, but employers pay for it! The lack of paid leave means that for two-thirds of working women, the “choice” is simple:… Read more »
It seems the Liberals’ desire for Australian women to have more babies only applies to some women! During the last Federal election campaign, Prime Minister John Howard announced plans to introduce a baby bonus tax incentive to reward women who have a baby and then give up work in order to stay home and look… Read more »